e-Learning

Siemens Healthineers offers a variety of clinical training and continuing education offerings on PEPconnect. You can view available courses or register for any e-learning offerings below.


Please call 1-888-221-8010, option 1, 4 or email virtual.education.healthcare@siemens.com for additional information or assistance with registration.

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Web-based Training

A web-based training is a self-paced online learning which is approximately 30 to 60 minutes in duration. It is a convenient way to receive continuing education credits, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, when, where, and how you need it.

 

Web-based Training Registration:
To become a registered user and gain access to any of our web-based training offerings, please click here.

Virtual Instructor-led Training

A virtual instructor-led training is a Category A accredited online class which is 60-90 minutes in duration. In an interactive virtual classroom environment you will receive high-quality training delivered by an experienced Siemens Clinical Education Specialist.

 

Virtual Instructor-led Training Registration:
To register for your pre-purchased virtual instructor-led training please click here to access PEPconnect.


Web-based Training

A Basic Introduction to Cardiac MR
Course Description:
This e.learning course is a basic introduction to cardiac MR imaging and will show the heart being viewed from numerous angles in order to demonstrate its anatomy and function.

 

Advanced Neuro Imaging in MRI
Course Description:
This e.learning will discuss the topic of advanced neuro imaging, which includes a large variety of MR imaging techniques. The pulse sequences associated with these techniques and the theory behind some of these procedures will also be discussed. 

 

Breast MRI: General Imaging
Course Description:
This e.learning course is designed to provide information on the clinical indications and the new recommendations for breast MR imaging. Also discussed will be the different breast coils that are available, how to prep and position the patient, technical considerations for breast MRI, as well as body STIR imaging for cancer staging. Post-processing methods of breast MR data and the various Computer-Assisted Detection (CAD) workstations will also be discussed.     

 

Innovations of B17 Software
Course Description:
This session will provide technologists with information related to the new software features available with B17. There are improved workflow changes available with the software upgrade that will impact routine imaging from a technologist's perspective. Newly available software options and coils will also be discussed.   

 

MR Angiography Head to Toe
Course Description:
This e.learning activity is an introduction to MR angiography (MRA) imaging. A discussion on the physics and basic principles will include Time-of-Flight, Phase Contrast, Contrast Enhanced MRA, and dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRA techniques. These discussions will also include sequence parameter choices, 3D imaging and maximum intensity projection (MIP) reconstruction. From head to toe, most frequently performed MRA exams will be discussed. Clinical indications and applications for each will be covered.

 

MR Angiography Imaging Techniques
Course Description:
This session will provide participants with an understanding of the various MR techniques for angiography imaging, along with the benefits and disadvantages that each technique brings. A review of parameters and how artifacts can be reduced will also be discussed.

 
MR Basic syngo
Course Description

This web-based training will provide an overview of the MR syngo platform and features.
 

MR Breast Implant Imaging
Course Description:

This e.learning course will provide the technologist with information to discuss the common sequences and techniques used for breast implant MR imaging. Technologists will be able to determine the type of implant (silicone or saline); recognize the frequency peaks of silicone, saline, fat, and water; and learn troubleshooting techniques for silicone and saline implant imaging. Case studies that apply the various MR techniques and demonstrate normal and abnormal pathologies will also be reviewed.

 

MR Cardiac: Anatomy & Localization
Course Description:
This web-based training will provide you with the background information you need to understand MR Cardiac anatomy, physiology and localization of cardiac structures.

 

MR Cardiac ECG Triggering
Course Description:
This Web Based Training discusses the physiological basis of ECG gating methods. We will explore techniques such as patient preparation, electrode and lead positioning, as well as other factors that will improve your ECG gating which can improve your image quality.

 

MR Cardiac Morphology Techniques
Course Description:
This Web Based Training will discusses the different imaging techniques for evaluating the morphology of the heart.

 

MR Image Quality
Course Description
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Good MR image quality depends on many key parameters. Clinical applications of specific sequences available on MAGNETOM® systems will be discussed, along with a basic explanation of MR physics, which will assist the MR imaging specialist in diagnosing image quality issues that stem from improper parameter selections. 

 

MR Imaging in Oncology
Course Description:
This e.learning course is designed so that the user will understand the emerging role that MR has for oncology in guiding the direction of treatment decisions and delivery. The various types of diagnostic imaging sequences as well as functional, biological, and available advanced imaging techniques will be discussed. Students will also understand MR’s role in therapeutic imaging and the various diagnostic equipment and post processing software that can be utilized.

 

MR Parallel Imaging Basics and Applications
Course Description:
In this session, we will be discussing issues pertaining modern reconstruction techniques in PET imaging today. With the advancement of computer speed comes the ability to incorporate more and more data and more advanced correction techniques into the PET reconstruction process, and maintain a clinical reconstruction speed to allow the final images to be approved before moving the patient off the exam table.

 

Multi-Modality Approach to Breast Imaging
Course Description:
The American Cancer Society has new recommendations for the care of breast cancer patients and due to these changes, facilities are seeing an increase in MR procedures for high risk patients. This training will provide a multi-modality approach to breast imaging and through the use of patient cases utilizing mammography, ultrasound, and MRI, the technologist will gain a better understanding and appreciation of a multi-modality approach in diagnosing a disease that affects so many women.

 

Neuro Imaging in MR

Course Description:
This training will provide the MR technologist with a basic understanding of the advanced neuro imaging techniques currently available and how they are used in conjunction with morphologic imaging for patient diagnosis and management. The session will also provide the MR technologist with tips for optimizing data acquisition and post processing for: spectroscopy, perfusion, diffusion, multi-direction diffusion weighting, Tractography, and fMRI.

 

Optimizing MSK Imaging in MR
Course Description:
This session will discuss useful tips for obtaining optimal image quality in orthopedic imaging. Topics discussed will be proper positioning techniques, especially for difficult patients or exams. A review of techniques that are being utilized by facilities to help improve workflow will be covered as well.

 

Orthopedic MR Imaging
Course Description:
This e.learning activity is designed to provide an introduction to orthopedic MR imaging. A discussion on the technical considerations include fat suppression techniques, parallel acquisition techniques, sequence parameter choices, 3D imaging and multi-planar reconstruction (MPR) will be covered. 

 

Siemens Spectroscopy
Course Description:
This e.learning is designed to introduce the basic concepts, techniques and clinical considerations of MR spectroscopy. A review of the exam and post-processing interface for the Siemens MAGNETOM® systems will be presented. A discussion of clinical neuro applications, prostate applications of 1H spectroscopy as well as a review of several case studies will be included.
  

Staying Ahead of the Game with Clinical Education
Course Description:
Innovative and advancing technologies are crucial to mastering the challenges of the future. With the increase in demand for healthcare, there is a tremendous need for new technologies to drive a more preventive approach to disease management, earlier diagnosis and intervention, and integrated information technology.
 

syngo® MR B19 Updates
Course Description:
This web-based training will provide technologists with information regarding various new features for the B19 software, including software improvements, new sequences, and enhancements.  

 

Tips and Tricks for MR Body Imaging
Course Description:
This session will provide participants with an understanding of the MR applications for body imaging. A discussion of the various imaging techniques that are currently available and how these techniques can help improve workflow for facilities will be covered.

 

Women's Trends in Colorectal Cancer - A Female Perspective
Course Description:

This e.learning will offer a basic disease overview including statistical information about colorectal cancer. Various treatment options, care issues, and research initiatives will also be discussed.
 



Virtual Instructor-led Training

Existing Magnetom syngo® Users add Tim4G & Dot
Description:

This virtual instructor-led training will provide the MR Technologist with information about converting from an existing Siemens MAGNETOM MR system to the MAGNETOM Aera & Skyra systems with Tim 4G and Dot software. System configuration, hardware and software difference will be discussed. Dot Engines, Dot Guidance including the new features and pulse sequences will also be reviewed.


syngo® Neuro 3D (MR) Task Card
Description:
This virtual instructor-led training will provide the learner with information to gain better knowledge and understanding of the syngo® Neuro 3D (MR) Task Card. Post-processing workflow for Functional MRI (fMRI), Blood Oxygen Level Dependent (BOLD) imaging, Diffusion Tensor, and Tractography will be discussed.

 

syngo® MR Spectroscopy Task Card
Description:
This virtual instructor-led training will provide the learner with information to gain better knowledge and understanding of the Siemens syngo® MR Spectroscopy Task Card. Automatic post-processing of single voxel (SVS) and multi-voxel (CSI) spectroscopy for Neuro examinations will be discussed. Attendees will also be introduced to interactive post-processing of spectral data.

 

syngo MR DotGO and Dot Cockpit VILT (E-line software)

Description:
This is a 4 hour Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) designed for an advanced syngo MR Technologists who are responsible for protocol development and maintenance at their facility. Participants will learn the basic principles and workflow when building and modifying Dot and non-Dot Engine protocols using the Dot Cockpit.

 

VE11 Dot Cockpit
Description
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This VILT will provide the MR Technologist with information about Dot Cockpit from existing Siemens MAGNETOM MR systems with D13 that are upgraded to VE11. The new Dot Cockpit is a central interface for all of your protocol management. This replaces the Exam Explorer and enables you to configure all of your MRI protocols, whether it is a Dot or a non-Dot protocol.